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"The Swarm" gets international cast for its series adaptation

Writer: Heidi Hsia

The series is based on Frank Schätzing's best-selling thriller sci-fi novel.
The series is based on Frank Schätzing's best-selling thriller sci-fi novel.

18 Jun – "Game of Thrones" producer Frank Doelger has recently gathered an ensemble of international cast for his upcoming sci-fi series, "The Swarm".

The series, which is based on German author Frank Schätzing's best-selling thriller sci-fi novel of the same name, chronicles the struggle of humankind against an unknown swarm intelligence that lives in the depths of the sea.

When humanity's pollution and wanton exploitation of the seas disturb this mysterious collective, it strikes back, threatening all human life on earth. The fate of the world rests in the hands of a small group of scientists.

Among the cast members that were confirmed to join the eight-part thriller includes Cécile de France ("The New Pope"), Sharon Duncan-Brewster ("Sex Education"), Jack Greenlees ("Star Wars – The Last Jedi"), Krista Kosonen ("Blade Runner 2049"), as well as Takuya Kimura ("I Came With the Rain"), Takehiro Hira ("Giri/Haji"), and American Rosabell Laurenti Sellers ("Game of Thrones").


The diverse international cast includes Japan's Takehiro Hira, Britain's Sharon Duncan-Brewster and Belgium's Cécile de France.


The big budget project will also co-star Japanese top actor, Takuya Kimura

Cinema Online, 18 June 2021

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